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  1. Thread: System waking from hibernate by perdrix
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 13 Views 796

    I fear it didn't :( D.

    I fear it didn't :(

    D.
  2. Thread: System waking from hibernate by perdrix
    Forum: General Support
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    You can modify until blue in the face, come back...

    You can modify until blue in the face, come back later and you find that it has been changed back to what it was before you modified it. :(

    D.
  3. Thread: System waking from hibernate by perdrix
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 13 Views 796

    Well bless its cotton socks - you guessed it - I...

    Well bless its cotton socks - you guessed it - I unticked "Wake the computer to run this task" box, and hibernated at the end of the day, and there it was sat at the login screen this morning.
    ...
  4. Thread: System waking from hibernate by perdrix
    Forum: General Support
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    Hmmm "Task Scheduler is not available ..." Even...

    Hmmm "Task Scheduler is not available ..." Even though the service is running fine. I'll see if the change took and will work.

    David
  5. Thread: System waking from hibernate by perdrix
    Forum: General Support
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    I've taken a sledge-hammer to this particular nut...

    I've taken a sledge-hammer to this particular nut - I went into advanced power configuration and set both "Allow Wake Timers" to Disable - even though this stops my weekly automatic backup from...
  6. Thread: System waking from hibernate by perdrix
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 13 Views 796

    Well blow me down, I came back to my lappie last...

    Well blow me down, I came back to my lappie last night after hibernating it and "guess what" - yes there it was sat at the login screen again. Task scheduler shows me the that UpdateOrchestrator...
  7. Thread: System waking from hibernate by perdrix
    Forum: General Support
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    Oh Yucky! What a horrid set of hoops to jump...

    Oh Yucky! What a horrid set of hoops to jump through to turn of this intrusive nuisance.

    to put the answer here in the thread:

    Get psexec.exe, run:
    cmd (as administrator)
    get to the proper...
  8. Thread: System waking from hibernate by perdrix
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 13 Views 796

    I don't believe this is quite the same scenario -...

    I don't believe this is quite the same scenario - AFAIK this case should be covered by the change I made using Group Editor.

    David
  9. Thread: System waking from hibernate by perdrix
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 13 Views 796

    System waking from hibernate

    I have used gpedit.msc to set Enable Windows Update Power Management to disabled but still I come back to my laptop after hibernating it and find it is awake and that powercfg -lastwake shows:
    ...
  10. Thread: Top Apps by perdrix
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 3 Views 403

    Just switch to Open-Shell and escape the adverts...

    Just switch to Open-Shell and escape the adverts and other junk!

    David
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    I just copied the incantation from another forum...

    I just copied the incantation from another forum ...

    D,
  12. Replies 8 Views 457

    The following (copied into notepad) worked! ...

    The following (copied into notepad) worked!

    240546

    but why?

    PS I tried to enter that into my post as text and was summarily blocked!??
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    ????

    ????
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    Because that only captures stdout. I want both...

    Because that only captures stdout. I want both stdout and stderr captured to the same file.

    David
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    Desktop shortcut with output redirection

    I have a shortcut on my desktop for a GUI appliction that had a Target like:

    C:\somepath\myprog.exe

    that works fine!

    I then changed it to read:

    C:\somepath\myprog.exe >C:\temp\myprog.log...
  16. Thread: Couldn't login after 1903 upgrade by perdrix
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 5 Views 667

    Problem has never recurred (so far).

    Problem has never recurred (so far).
  17. Thread: Couldn't login after 1903 upgrade by perdrix
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 5 Views 667

    Fast startup is/was turned on. Thanks D.

    Fast startup is/was turned on.

    Thanks
    D.
  18. Thread: Couldn't login after 1903 upgrade by perdrix
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 5 Views 667

    Couldn't login after 1903 upgrade

    Login screen background was displayed. No mouse pointer, keyboard ignored except for Ctrl-Alt-Del in which case the password entry field appears, but I couldn't type into that password field, so...
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    When I said merge, I meant a logical merge not a...

    When I said merge, I meant a logical merge not a physical one. The last partition on the drive was created at one of the Windows 10 version updates when it decided the original 500MB (or so) one...
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    My apologies, I have revised my earlier post to...

    My apologies, I have revised my earlier post to use more moderate language. Please attribute to insufficient coffee this morning.

    In response to what would be a welcome UI enhancement: Proper...
  21. Replies 5 Views 438

    Its the technical stuff I want to see/hear/know...

    Its the technical stuff I want to see/hear/know about - I'm really not interested in most of the bling/user experience stuff!

    David
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    How to clean up excess partition on boot drive?

    Here's what disk management tells me:

    240111

    How to merge the first and last partitions and free up the excess one?

    Yes I know it's "only" 0.5GB, but the OCD part of me wants to sort it out...
  23. Replies 5 Views 438

    Underwhelmed by 1903 (and 1809 and ...)

    I've installed 1903 on this system and read the post in Windows News about what's new with this release.

    I'd categorise most of that as bling. Come on MS lets have some REAL functional...
  24. Thread: Remove a driver I installed in error? by perdrix
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 3 Views 389

    Solved DriverStoreExplorer did the job - perfect! ...

    DriverStoreExplorer did the job - perfect!

    Thank you
    David
  25. Thread: Remove a driver I installed in error? by perdrix
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 3 Views 389

    Solved Remove a driver I installed in error?

    I had a slight brain fart earlier today and installed a driver (via the .inf file) for which I don't have the matching hardware.

    How do I get rid of it properly? As the device was never present...
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